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Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

The justices will review a lower court ruling against the state, which is hoping to capture some of the estimated $150 billion that is illegally wagered on sports each year. A Supreme Court ruling on the case could have national implications, potentially opening the door for other states to legalize sports betting. But the five major sports leagues are against it.

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McEnroe: Williams Would Be Ranked 'Like 700' on Men's Tour

I do". 'But if she had to just play the circuit - the men's circuit - that would be an entirely different story'. "I felt the need, however unfortunately, to defend myself and say what I really felt, which is about what I think she would be", he said.

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It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

The other - Ben Simmons - was a year removed from being the top pick and was off to the side, working out by himself. "As far as the future, my goal is to be the best that ever played". Embiid averaged 20.2 points and 7.8 rebounds in only 25.4 minutes per game. At first, Fultz thought he hadn't worked out in two days. He continued to blossom at Washington .

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New boy Malan sets up England T20 series win over South Africa

Mason Crane had another game to remember as he snared AB de Villiers for his first England wicket as they beat South Africa at Cardiff to win the t20 series. With South Africa 64-3 at the halfway point of their chase, AB de Villiers (35 off 19 balls) threatened, blasting Mason Crane for 16 off the next three balls.

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Green, Leonard & Gobert lead NBA All-Defensive First Team

Wizards point guard John Wall did not make the All-Defensive first or second team chosen by the media. That elicited a rather curt response from him online. Paul was third in the National Basketball Association in steals per game (1.95) this season. Leonard was named to the All-Defensive First Team for the third consecutive season.

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John McEnroe on Serena Williams

When asked why it needs to be qualified, McEnroe said, "Well because if she was in, if she played the men's circuit she'd be like 700 in the world". Still, Williams continues to practice even while seven months into her pregnancy. "If I were to play Andy Murray , I would lose 6-0, 6-0 in five to six minutes, maybe 10 minutes".

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Joel Embiid, Brandon Ingram Headline 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie Teams

The NBA announced its All-Rookie teams for the 2016-17 season Monday, and the Boston Celtics forward landed on the second team. Brogdon and Saric unanimously selected to all-rookie first team. Embiid averaged rookie bests of 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.45 blocks in 31 games. He led all qualified rookies in points per game and was second in field-goal and free-throw percentage.

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Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

The Portuguese global is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. On Wednesday, Messi's Argentina teammate Angel Di Maria agreed to a deal with Spain's state prosecutor in which the former Real Madrid forward admitted to two counts of tax fraud of nearly 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence.

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Lopez saves match point, beats Cilic in Queen's final

World number seven Cilic is chasing a second title this year, and 18th in total, following his success in Istanbul last month. With Medvedev suffering a shoulder injury during the pre-match warm-up and needing lengthy treatment before he could start playing, it was no surprise Dimitrov won the first set after sprinting into a 5-0 lead.

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Srikanth beats Praneeth to reach Australian Open semis

After Shi drew level at 7-7, Srikanth used his deceptive style of play to his advantage by dominating with his forehand, forcing Shi to net shots, taking a lead of 11-7 at the changeover. "I just want to play well, because I missed six-seven tournaments previous year, I just want to play as many games as possible". But like the first game, Srikanth upped the ante and streaked to 15-8 lead.

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Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

D'Angelo Russell, as talented as he is, couldn't help the Lakers rise from the bottom of the Western Conference, much less compete for a playoff spot. Pelinka rhapsodized about Ball's passing skills, comparing the teenager to Steve Nash, Jason Kidd , Magic himself - and even Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers.

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#13 - Donovan Mitchell - Utah Jazz

Then later in the first round, the Jazz traded the 30th and 42nd overall draft picks to the Los Angeles Lakers for North Carolina 6-foot-10-inch center Tony Bradley. Not only would he get to help out a team with playoff aspirations, but one that will give him plenty of chances to play. Lindsey has made a draft-day trade each year since his first with the Jazz in 2013.

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India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan cricket victory

The accused were presented before the court on Tuesday and sent to jail. Video of a Pakistani fan insulting and abusing Indian cricketers after the final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , went viral on the internet. In a statement on Wednesday, it condemned the arrests, describing them as "another worrying sign of the erosion of freedom of expression in India".

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BCCI invites fresh applications for India coach role

He made it clear to CAC that if they decide to continue with Anil Kumble, he will resign as Indian captain. The BCCI has chose to invite more applications for the post of Indian team's coach to give the CAC a wide range of options for picking the suitable candidate who will be appointed before the tour of Sri Lanka next month.

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Richard Jefferson Compares David Griffin to Cubs GM Theo Epstein

After extensive talks with owner Dan Gilbert , Griffin simply had a different vision regarding the future of the team. Considering how important LeBron James is to the Cavaliers , doing something against his will is not a smart move.

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Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

The Predators have had answers for Malkin, shutting him down inside and outside the Pens' zone. "You just keep shooting and hopefully one goes in". "And that's just going to be like (that)". Crosby, who has 57 playoff goals, entered Game Five three points shy of tying Islanders defenseman Denis Potvin for 19th place. Ekholm said the Predators tried to answer nearly too quickly.

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Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

The late drama took much of the focus away from Cristiano Ronaldo who, apart from the assist for Ricardo Quaresma's opener, failed to inspire his team. Mexico wasted no time finding an equalizer as Javier "Chicharito" Hernández scored from close range with a diving header in the 42nd minute. The Europeans appeared to have grabbed the opener only for the decision to be reversed by the Video Assistant Referee.

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Formula One's Only Woman Team Principal Steps Down

It has today been rumoured that Team Principal Monisha Kaltenborn has parted company with the Sauber F1 Team . No details were given about the "diverging views" but board chairman Pascal Picci issued a separate statement, angrily rejecting speculation that it concerned the status of the team's drivers and a desire to favour Sweden's Marcus Ericsson .

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Canelo says Vegas bout will prove superiority to GGG

He knows that, too. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez expects a knockout when he challenges world middleweight No. 1 Gennady Golovkin on September 16. GGG is one of the more powerful punchers we have ever seen, however, Canelo is maybe equally as powerful.

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Andy Murray to donate Queen's prize money to Grenfell Tower appeal

Bedene, who is the British number four, was scheduled to face Murray at Queen's on Tuesday afternoon but has been replaced by lucky loser Jordan Thompson . "Hopefully I get enough time on the court these next couple of weeks and work on some things, because I am going to need to". "If I play like that, I certainly won't win Wimbledon but I can play better than that".

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Former UFC Heavyweight Dies After Being Knocked Out In Boxing Match

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Hague and his family during this time of tragedy . The former Ultimate Fighting Championship ( UFC ) heavyweight competed in a boxing bout against Adam Braidwood last night (June 16). He made his MMA debut against Eric MacDonald at King of the Cage Canada: Detonator in 2006. Hague was dropped numerous times during the fight, but the bout was not stopped until he was completely knocked out unconscious.

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As Andre Ward celebrates big win, Sergey Kovalev plans protest

But first Bivol (10-0, eight knockouts) needs to take care of business against Agnew (29-2, 15 KOs), who was knocked out by Kovalev in 2014. It was a satisfying conclusion for Ward , who is not known as a big puncher but sure unleashed some firepower on the "Krusher" in the final moments.

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Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

The tournament received $1 million boosts in 2014 (from $8 million to $9 million) and 2015 ($10 million). Thomas was tied for 24th at 2 under par, 5 off the pace after the second round. The 28-year-world number nine got off to a flying start on Thursday with a seven-under-par 65 but saw his momentum falter on Friday with one-over-par 73.

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Beaulieu welcomed Montreal trading him to Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo sent the 68th overall pick in the 2017 draft to Montreal for the pending restricted free agent. In 225 career National Hockey League regular-season games, the 6-foot-2, 205-pound Beaulieu owns 60 points (seven goals, 53 assists), adding four points in 17 career playoff games.

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No. 1 Overall Pick Myles Garrett Is Already Injured, Because Browns

He underwent testing and was wearing a walking boot, and now he has been diagnosed with the sprain. Browns rookie tight end David Njoku told the Plain Dealer that Garrett is in high spirits and "he's a happy camper". "It's part of the process and you know he's going to bounce back". He's still smiling, he's still feeling good. "It's still way early, but you guys are going to see a pretty good football player when he gets a chance to get out there and go.